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right now on nbc 10 news today, christians here in our area are joining those around the world celebrating easter sunday. earlier today, pope francis presided over mass at st. peter's square on a rainy day in vatican city. no showers for us. instead, it's sunny and breezy outside, as you take a live look down the shore in cape may, temperatures will warm up later on this afternoon. good morning, this is nbc 10 the news today. i'm rosemary connors. it's 9:00 on this easter sunday. meteorologist sheena parveen has the holiday forecast and sheena quite a bit of an improvement from yesterday. >> yes, especially from the
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wind rosemary. it's still going to be a breezy day today, just not as gusty as it was yesterday. but it's going to be a nice easter sunday for you. a live look on top of the aramark building. the flags are blowing, so we will have a breeze just like i mentioned, not as strong as it was yesterday, but the skies are sunny outside. here's a live look out at center city from the adventure aquarium across the river. temperature now in philadelphia 50 degrees. the winds are at 15 miles an hour. later today, they'll be around 25 miles an hour. temperatures north and west mid-40s for south jersey and delaware. we're in the low 50s. so if you're about to head out anytime soon it will be a little chilly to start your day, but by noon temperatures should be around 57 degrees. and by the afternoon, we're looking at the low 60s. so perfect for any easter egg hunts. more details and our next chance of rain, coming up. on this easter sunday pope francis celebrated mass early
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this morning with thousands gathered in st. peter's square in vatican city. for christians easter marks the resurrection of jesus christ. here at home christians gathered at christ church in old city, philadelphia for a sunrise service. worshippers prayed together by candlelight. services will continue there throughout the morning. there will also be an egg hunt in the church yard around 10:00. and easter services are underway in center city. jesse gary is live outside the cathedral basilica of st. peter and paul where the first mass began today at 8:00. jesse? >> reporter: rosemary one of the masses is wrapping up just about now. you can probably see some people leaving and others getting ready to go in for the next mass which is going to start at 9:30. now, this is video that we're going to show you from the service at 8:00 sparsely attended archbishop charles
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chaput will lead the homily for the 7:30 p.m. service on the holiest day of the christian calendar. this year people in our region and visitors from around the world will also have the chance to see and possibly meet the leader of the roman catholic church. this as the holy father pope francis, attends the world meeting of families this september here in philadelphia. we've gathered some reaction to people first about easter and what it means to them, and also the opportunity possibly of seeing the pope. we'll have that coming up for you in a 30 minutes. live in center city jesse gary nbc 10 news. new from overnight, charges are pending against a man accused of leading police on a two-county chase that ended with the suspect crashing right into a ravine. emergency crews rushed the man to the hospital overnight. troopers say they tried to pull him over for speeding but he kept going. the pursuit led officers on the schuylkill expressway near roosevelt boulevard and finally came to a spot seven miles away in plymouth meeting. that's where the man on the motorcycle went down a ravine.
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he is expected to be okay. investigators plan to charge him with fleeing and eluding police. also new from overnight, police have a suspect in custody in connection with a shooting in west philadelphia. nbc 10 was on the scene on hoopes street after shots were fired around 12:30 this morning. one man was shot in the chest and went to the hospital in critical condition. we have new information about a police chase that crossed state lines from delaware to pennsylvania. overnight, we learned that it all started when officers on routine patrol found a man and a woman with gunshot wounds. they discovered the two victims on monroe street in wilmington just after 6:00 last night. the man is in critical but stable condition. the woman is stable. while at the scene, officers saw a car take off and the chase was on. it ended with a crash in folsom delaware county. there, police took two men into custody. there's no word yet on exactly what charges they will face. now to some new details
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about this house fire and collapse in pennsauken camden county. we've learned that the home on stow road belongs to the mother of a pennsauken volunteer firefighter, who has been battling cancer. the fire marshal is now investigating what sparked the flames around 3:30 yesterday afternoon. the fire quickly spread through the entire house before it collapsed. nobody was hurt the house belongs to the mother of kevin sochanchak, the volunteer firefighter and his girlfriend pictured here have both been battling cancer. they are now in remission. the american red cross is helping three adults displaced by the fire. this morning, philadelphia police have a person of interest in connection with a deadly hit-and-run. we first told you about this yesterday morning. it all happened friday night in fishtown. police tell us that the driver of an suv struck and illkilled a man on delaware avenue and then took off from the scene. the victim was 24 years old. yesterday, in the wissinoming section of the city, police confiscated an suv matching the
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description of the vehicle involved in the incident. right now, there are no arrests in the case. from our delaware bureau a wilmington woman is now facing her fifth dui. troopers arrested 54-year-old ann baker around 1:00 in the afternoon on friday in newark. they say she ran a red light. baker has four drunk driving convictions, dating back to 1987. a final farewell. family, friends, and police gathered to say good-bye to a fallen officer in delaware county. and later, a project worthy of the pope. the chester county artist who created the official logo for the world meeting of families in philadelphia is unveiling new paintings on this easter sunday. we'll show you a preview.
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well, a beautiful start to your easter sunday. a little cool out there in some locations. some areas just now getting into the 40s. here is a gorgeous look out at cape may. we are looking at sunny skies this morning. a little breezy through the afternoon, but overall, it's going to shape up to be a nice easter sunday. take a look at the temperature now in philadelphia. up to 50 degrees. wilmington as well. 47 degrees, chester springs. 52, northeast philly. areas north and west of lehigh valley, now in the mid-40s. 44 doylestown and through much of south jersey and delaware. temperatures are right around 50 degrees. so for your easter sunday as we go through the rest of this morning, we'll be staying sunny a little breezy around 10:00 a.m. and temps this afternoon, low 60s. tomorrow the city of philadelphia will mark the end of the mourning period for slain sergeant robert wilson iii. on monday mayor michael nutter and other top brass in the city
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will close the official 30-day mourning period for sergeant wilson, who was killed in the line of duty on march 5th. according to investigators, officer wilson was inside this north philadelphia gamestop store, buying a gift for his son, when two brothers tried to rob the place. wilson stopped the robbers, but died in a shoot-out. prosecutors say at trial, they plan to show surveillance video from inside the store. carlton hipps and ramon williams are charged with wilson's murder. they are due in court next month. in delaware county another farewell to a fallen police officer, killed with his own service weapon. >> darby bureau police officer mark hudson was laid to rest near the community he served. a line of mourners paid their respect. in addition to serving as a police officer, the 26-year-old was a volunteer firefighter. >> he was a great guy. you know sad to see somebody
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taken so early at such a young age. >> still going through my mind over and over again. one minute he was there, laughing cracking jokes, and the next minute he's gone. >> police say hudson was shot one in the chest last saturday inside of his house. his girlfriend tyaina finch, is charged with his murder. the time right now is 9:11. next, we'll introduce you to this week's wednesday's child. and meteorologist sheena parveen will be with your full first alert forecast. plus works of art that will be on display when pope francis visits philadelphia later on this year. you'll meet the local artist behind this important project. in' has a dark roast coffee that's deliciously roasted just right for a bold start and smooth finish that's never bitter. put down the dark roast you've been putting up with and reach for the one you deserve.
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the chester county artist who created the official icon for the world meeting of families in philadelphia is unveiling new paintings on this easter sunday. nbc 10's matt delucia got a sneak preview at his studio and talked to him about what it means to have his work on display for the pope's visit to philadelphia and at the vatican. >> my first order of business is trying to get as much territory covered as possible. >> reporter: the brushstrokes are countless. the size the immense. >> i sketched it out and transferred it up to this scale. >> reporter: and task -- >> well, it's humbling. certainly from someone coming from doing mostly gallery work. >> reporter: now neil carlin is no stranger to art, not even catholic art. he's been painting for the church these past eight years. >> it became very apparent quickly that that's the type of work that i wanted to do. >> reporter: a calling that came in an unusual way. >> each piece is an opportunity for me to learn more about the faith that i wasn't -- since i
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wasn't raised within the faith. >> reporter: now his work will be seen by millions during the world meeting of families. the icon he painted last year is on public display at the basilica in center city and the vatican. >> it left me a little dry-mouthed and speechless, thinking about, you know, how many people were going to see this. >> reporter: with his reputation on the rise, neil's latest job was for a single parish. three paintings now at the request of one priest at the church of st. mary in swhanksville. >> he wanted something that was the beginning and end of mary's role in the history of salvation. one is the enunciation, the coronation of the virgin, and then our lady of angels. >> reporter: these three paintings, if you think they were done overnight, think again. neil says he spent about 12 to 16 hours a day for three months to get these ready. and all of his work comes out of
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this windowless, kennett square mushroom house, that he converted into a studio. much like his faith, now appreciated by the world. >> my hope with the piece is always to inspire. and obviously, since i didn't design these, my hope is to be faithful to the artist that originally did it. >> reporter: in kennett square, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> nbc 10 continues to prepare for the pope's arrival in september. for the new information on the world meeting of families and everything you need to know it's all on our website,, or you can use the nbc 10 app. it's a free download. now let's check in on this week's wednesday's child. he is a young guy with many passions. he loves sports he loves to cook, he's looking for a forever family to help him see his dreams through. nbc 10's vai sikahema introduces us to robert. >> we going to make some cupcakes? >> we are. >> this is robert. >> hi robert. >> 16-year-old robert is a fun-loving and friendly young
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man. he has an infectious smile, paired with his outgoing personality. he loves to create and cook so we headed out to the night kitchen at chestnut hill p.a. to learn some baking secrets. >> press and then go around in a circle. >> we both got right in the mix. robert was in his element, putting his own style on his cupcakes. >> i like to cook a lot. it's something that i can go freely with. >> yeah. >> it's kind of like do something and then, oh, my god, it's really good. >> reporter: he is currently studying the culinary arts and is passionate about sports. >> i tried up for sports and i played baseball as a pitcher. >> you did? >> yeah. >> how'd you do? >> sort of good. >> sort of good. >> reporter: robert has a warm heart. he wants to share with a family. and he knows what he needs in a forever family. >> just a family that would, i feel is gonna understand me and will actually help me to better understand, you know what helps me. >> reporter: he is ready for his
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forever home. >> i'm kind of just looking for a family basically. i mean maybe a mom and a dad, a pet. i love pets. i love dogs. dogs are awesome. maybe a little brother or something like that. >> robert is this week's wednesday's child. >> if you would like to help make robert's dream come true or the dream of any wednesday's child, sponsored by the dave thomas foundation just go to our website,, and search wednesday's child. or you can call the national adoption center at 1-866-do-adopt. well a beautiful start to this easter sunday. some areas started off in the 30s this morning, but it will be a mild day for us, as we go through the afternoon. plenty of sunshine warmer as we go into tomorrow. good news for the phillies home opener. it's going to stay dry, too. more rain as we go into the next seven days.
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so we'll see rain stretch across quite a few days. mid-40s now through the lehigh valley. 50 now in philadelphias and wilmington much of south jersey and delaware now in the low-50s. so the sun is starting to warm things up a bit. as we go through your easter sunday afternoon, temperatures will be topping out in about the low-60s. by noon today, around 57 degrees. by 3:00 p.m. around 61 degree. the weather is looking pretty perfect for an easter egg hunt. we may be dealing with a very few light showers up in the poconos. there's an area of disturbed weather just to our north, and that may be providing some very light showers for poconos and lehigh valley. i don't think this will be long-lasting. most of the area will be staying dry. future weather for today, mild and breezy. then you see that area of disturbed weather kind of passing through. again, if you're in the poconos or parts of the lehigh valley you have the best chance out of the entire area of seeing a few light showers, nothing very heavy. as we go into tomorrow we'll see the clouds increasing not
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until later in the day, though. warmer air will be here too. it does look pretty good for the phillies home opener. we go into tuesday, clouds increase in the morning. so far looks like the morning showers should stay dry. tuesday afternoon and evening, that's when the rain chances go back up. we are looking at more rain come tuesday. phyllis home opener though as we go into your monday southwest wind blowing out to center field, should be around 10 to 15 miles an hour and temperatures should be topping out in the upper 60s. so by 3:00 64 degrees. by 5:00 p.m. 68 degrees, and by 7:00 p.m. we'll see more clouds, 65 degrees. looking pretty good for the phillies home opener. and looking really good for your easter sunday. sunny and breezy today, just not as windy as it was yesterday at 61 to 64 for the high temperature. and again, a few showers, areas north in the poconos, lehigh valley, can't rule that out. by monday 68 degrees for the high. by tuesday, rain chances increase. we drop back down to the 50s by the middle of the week. 56 on tuesday, showers stay in the forecast and we keep the
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at 9:23 on this easter sunday morning, here is a live look over the basilica in center city. here's a check of the masses happening there today. the next one is coming up in the next few moments at 9:30. and then at 10:00, there will be a mass in spanish at the cathedral. another mass at 11:00 and the last mast of the day is at 1230. it will be celebrated by archbishop charles chaput. now to new information about the deadly garissa university massacre in kenya. kenyan police now say that one of the gunmen in the attacks is the son of a government officer, but that officer has not been named yet. meanwhile, kenyan police are offering a $215,000 reward for the capture of the suspected mastermind. police released this most wanted picture of al shabaab leader of mohamed mohamud. he is accused of plotting thursday's attack which killed nearly 150 people.
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investigators believe that he was targeting christian students. mohamud, a former teacher in garissa is still on the run, but authorities have arrested five people in the attack. this morning, we have some new video of the search and recovery operation at the germanwings crash site in the french alps. military members, police and rescuers have been combing through debris to recover human remains. the jet crashed late last month, killing all 150 people on board. prosecutors believe that the german co-pilot locked the captain out of the cockpit and intentionally crashed the jet. a flight data recorder found last week seems to confirm that the co-pilot accelerated the plane right into the mountainside. back here in the u.s. this morning, officials are looking into why a plane veered off of a runway in missouri and ended up stuck in the mud. this happened as the american eagle plane was about to take off last night. more than 30 passengers is were helped off the plane and bused to the terminal. none of them was hurt and they got on other flights to their
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destination. maintenance crews towed the aircraft from the taxiway. there was a similar scene in delaware last month. a frontier airlines jet headed to delaware got stuck in the mud at new castle county airport. the plane was tax igiing when the plane veered off the runway and on to a grassy area covered in mud. no one was hurt here. service members from the air national guard had to pull the plane back on to solid ground. when we come back all over the world, christians are celebrating easter sunday and jesse gary is live in center city. we'll check in with him and the faithful as they are gathering to mark this holy day and sheena parveen is marking the holiday forecast for us. >> kind of a chilly start to for your easter sunday but the afternoon will shape to be really nice. and phillies home opener watching that forecast too. here's a beautiful look out at boathouse row. a little breezy today, but it's going to be nice. i'll show you the forecast, coming up.
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sunrise services by candlelight in philadelphia with the pope presiding over mass at the vatican. the world is celebrating easter
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sunday. we're live with the faithful in center city. it is shaping up to be a nice day. sunny and breezy and warmer than yesterday, philadelphia there is not a single cloud in the sky. good morning. i'm rosemary connors. welcome back to nbc 10 news today. it's 9:30 on this easter sunday. let's get right to the forecast with meteorologist sheena parveen. a little bit cool out there, but clear blue skies. can't ask for anything better. >> temperatures this morning on the cool side. but as we go through your afternoon, we'll be topping out in the low 60s. a live look now at citizens bank park gearing up for opening day, tomorrow. weather looks like it's going to be cooperating for that so that's always great news. in philadelphia right now, temperatures at 50 degrees. plenty of sunshine to go around. winds around and already we're in the mid-40s areas north and west. so for your easter sunday by 10:00, we should be around 52
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degrees, by noon around 57 degrees, and we stay breezy this afternoon, also sunny, nice and dry, by 4:00 p.m. low 60s, there are rain chances, though coming in the forecast. we'll show you that, coming up. on this easter sunday pope francis celebrated mass with thousands gathered in st. peters square in vatican city. for christians easter marks the resurrection of jesus christ. the faithful also gathered across the holy land there were masses to celebrate this holy day. here, people are getting up and heading out to easter services. jesse gary is live outside the cathedral basilica where the
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second mass of the morning is just beginning. jesse? >> people are making their way inside up the steps. you can see right behind me for that mass which is beginning right about now, right about out 30 this morning. it started at 8:00 the first mass and the next one, 12:30. this is video from the 8:00 a.m. service, which was sparsely attended at 8:00 a.m. but the big mass is at 12:30. archbishop charles chaput will be thelead the homily. we will be able to talk with some parishioners about what easter means to them. >> it's important to spend time with our family and loved ones and remember what's important. >> easter's a wonderful time of the year. it means spring new life family. and we wanted to do something special for our little family. >> reporter: and something special for a lot of families in our region. and for people around the world, also, to have a cans to see, possibly meet the leader of the roman catholic church. this is the holy father pope francis, attends the world
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meeting of families in september here in philadelphia. we talked to people about that. and also we'll have that you are reaction coming up at the top of the hour. we're loof in centerive inónccenter city this morning, jesse gary, nbc 10 news. new from overnight, state troopers plan to charge a man they say led them on a police chase thaendt ended in a crash. it all started in philadelphia. it ended seven miles later in plymouth meeting, where the motorcycle rider crashed into a ravine. emergency crews rushed that man to the hospital overnight. he is expected to be okay. according to troorps, they tried to pull him over for speeding but he kept going and crashed in plymouth meeting. police say they planned on charging him with fleeing and eluding officers. now to some new information about a shooting and police chase that led officers from delaware to pennsylvania. the pursuit began at second and monroe streets in wilmington where two people were shot last night. it continued on to i-95 ending in delaware county on fairview
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road in folsom. overnight, we learned that it all began when officers on rue tone parole in wilmington found the man and the woman with gunshots. the man is in critical but stable condition. the woman is stable. while at the scene, officers saw a car take off and the chase was on. it ended with that crash in folsom. there police took two men into custody. there's no word yet on exactly what charges they will face. one person was killed after getting hit by an amtrak train. more news out of delaware county. this happened around 7:00 last night near curtis park station in sharon hill. this is a photo that one passenger took at the scene. you can see it off to the right side of your screen. amtrak officials tell us that the train was traveling from washington to boston when it happened. nobody else was hurt. a teenager is in critical condition after an atv crash in philadelphia's cobbs creek neighborhood yesterday. witnesses tell nbc 10 that two atvs were racing down 58th street with two teenagers riding
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on each when one of the atvs flipped. a 15-year-old boy was thrown off and hit his head on the pavement. witnesses say he was not wearing a helmet but thankfully some good samaritans rushed over to help him, including two nurses who happened to be in the right place at the right time. >> he lost his pulse. we just started cpr. we switched off until ems arrived and then they jumped. the other nurse and i were also trauma nurses. our advice would be to wear your helmet, because a brain is a terrible thing to waste. >> police tell us they are planning on a major crackdown on people riding atvs illegally on city streets. the racketeering trials of narcotics officers in philadelphia will continue this week. in fact, testimony is expected to resume on tuesday after a four-day break. six officers are currently on trial for allegedly using excessive force and robbing suspected drug dealers. last week a witness testified that one of the officers dangled him from a balcony during a
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raid. a seventh officer who pleaded guilty in this case is set to testify against his former colleagues. the man convicted in a string of sex assaults in atlantic city has been sentenced to 46 years in prison. 36-year-old patel of egg harbor township must serve 38 years before he is eligible for patrol. prosecutors say he targeted prostituted during the summer of 2012 because they were less likely to go to police. patel maintains he is innocent. new this morning, upper darby police tell us that a man turned the hills in after he allegedly dropped his wallet during a robbery. listen to this. according to police fred jones grabbed $140 from a woman, just after she withdrew it from a wells fargo atm on wednesday. but he dropped his wallet as he was running away. on thursday the department
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posted this picture of jones on twitter, saying mr. jones, good news, we found your wallet bad news, you dropped it at the robbery scene. please turn yourself in. upper darby police tell us he just that yesterday. welcome home phillies. today is easter. tomorrow is an unofficial holiday for baseball fans opening day. the phils start the season against the red sox at citizens bank park. and nbc 10 is your home for the phillies home opener. join jacqueline lunden and keith jones for "welcome home phillies" tomorrow afternoon. our pre-game coverage live from the ballpark begins at 2:00 in the afternoon. we'll cover the parade as the team makes their way into citizens bank park and we'll have the game with the boston red sox as it gets underway at 3:00. still ahead, money troubles for a jersey shore landmark. what lucy the elephant needs and what's being done to help. e that's deliciously roasted
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welcome back and happy easter. here's a live look at cape may and it's a beautiful day at the shore. air temperature around 50 degrees. as we go through the afternoon, plenty of sunshine. we'll be warming into the low 60s. right now, we're in the mid-40s south and west. low 50s south jersey and delaware. but things will be improving today, just a little breezy. we'll take a closer look at your easter sunday afternoon forecast coming up. today, new schedules begin for some trains on septa's regional rail line. some of the changes include weekend train number 232. that's going to operate ten minutes later on the manayunk/norristown line. and on the chestnut hill west line, many weekday trains will have different arrival and departure times because of a bridge improvement project. you can get a full list of all of these changes by going to our website,, or checking them out on the nbc 10 app.
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a landmark down the shore is facing some money trouble this morning. we're talking about lucy the elephant in margate. the press of atlantic city is reporting that a fund-raiser that was expected to come up with about $150,000 for lucy collected closer to $10,000. the money is needed to help pay off debt and keep the 133-year-old national historic landmark in good shape. you will find plenty of easter bonnets and easter bunnies today at the 84th annual easter promenade on south street. the philadelphia tradition attracts a"as huge crowd. the fun starts at 12:30 this afternoon at the corner of south street. the time right now is 9:41. when we come back meteorologist sheena parveen will return with your full first alert forecast. that includes easter sunday and of course opening day tomorrow in south philly. and in sports, it's down to two. the stunning ending to a game that knocked out the top seed. highlights are next.
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i'm nbc 10's vince lattanzio. nbc 10 is hosting the debate for philadelphia mayor on tuesday at 7:00. and we asked you at home to post questions for the candidates. ask away you did. more than 150 of you shared your thoughts for the democratic mayoral candidate. now, we analyzed all of them and narrowed them down to ten questions. they included one like this. we know government has limited spending capacity. are there certain city departments in which you envision investing more resources? and on the other side are there agencies where you envisions spending less resources. you can actually read the answers that the candidates posed to us right now on and the nbc 10 app. just look for this logo right here. and after the debate we're actually hosting a post-debate show breaking down how experts and you at home think the candidates did. that's at 8:00 on tuesday, exclusively on the nbc 10 app and
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and today on "nbc 10 @ issue" issue", you can get to know more about the candidates and where they stand on the topics that are important to you. that airs later on this morning at 11:30 on nbc 10 after "meet the press." this morning a dallas hospital is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a nurse who contracted ebola from a patient. nina pham claims that the hospital was negligent in training the staff to treat ebola and properly protect themselves. texas health resources denied the allegations. the company says presbyterian hospital followed all federal guidelines and acted responsibly to protect workers. the company also says that pham should have filed a workers compensation claim rather than filing a civil lawsuit. she is seeking an unspecified amount of damages. a philadelphia man who has been helping in the fight against ebola overseas is working to connect a mother with the son she hasn't seen in 17
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years. phil carroll works for save the children and recently the organization's mission has been helping the people of liberia. one day, carroll got to talking with his liberian driver a man named anthony parker and learned that parker's mother josephine, lives in northeast philadelphia. she came here to work and send money back to her family in west africa. carroll went to see josephine jed while he was in philadelphia for the easter holiday weekend. and he gave her pictures of her son, anthony. >> luckily, i had a polaroid camera, one of those old cameras, and i said you know i think we can take a picture of the two of us and i can bring it to her when i get back. and he was so excited, he told me he hasn't seen her in 17 years and we took the picture and i promised him that i would find his mom, josephine, and i would bring it to her. >> to tell you the truth, if anthony were here he will always find -- he always had a conversation. that's the kind of person he is. >> even though it's been almost two decades since mother and son
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have seen each other face-to-face, they still text each other every week and they pray that they can see each other in person some day soon. remembering the fallen. the battleship "new jersey" unveiled a p.o.w. mia chair of honor yesterday. it will be forever reserved to remember our men of action. the chair of honor will move to the new vietnam war exhibit for next year. well a nice start to this easter sunday. this morning some areas were in the 30s, but we're really starting to warm up now. mild as we go through your easter afternoon. temperatures are going to be in the low 60s. warmer as we go into tomorrow for phillies home opener about the upper 60s and staying dry for that too. but we do have more rain coming in the seven-day. i'll show you that in just a second cape may, beautiful
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conditions at the shore, it will be breezy today, just not as gusty as yesterday. 45 now, allentown. 46 in reading. 48 trenton. 52, ben salem. 50 in philadelphia and wilmington, and many locations in south jersey and delaware now in the low 50s. and the sun is definitely out maybe a few sprinkles up around the poconos, allentown, lehigh valley. there's an area of disturbed weather farther to our north. that may send a few clouds in that direction, but most of us will be staying dry. here's what it will look like through the afternoon. for the poconos, more clouds around, maybe an isolated shower, but that's about it. temperatures topping out in the low 60s. more sunshine for doyle touns, northeast fillphilly coming in in the low 50s. and upper 50s for cape may and atlantic city. 63, vineland 64 degrees for dover, and 63 philadelphia. mostly sunny today, 64 wilmington. 62 until glassboro. so here's future weather for the rest of your easter sunday.
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we'll eventually get into the 60s, closer to the 2:00 p.m. hour, otherwise, we'll be staying nice through this morning. now we into 7:00 p.m. and we notice that area of disturbed weather up to our north. so, again, some areas in the poconos could be seeing still a few more showers before the day is over. then for monday phillies home opener clouds increase it becomes warmer highs will be topping out in the upper 60s. and then we see more clouds later on monday night and that will lead us into more rain chances going into your tuesday. for today, though sunny and breezy, again, just not as windy as yesterday. 61 to 64 for the high temperature. and then we go into your monday and it's going to look nice. weather will hold off for the phillies home opener. tuesday, rain chances increase. that stays around through friday, even for saturday and temperatures by next weekend look like they'll get back into the upper 60s. .
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that's the reaction from students at wisconsin after the badgers upset the previously undefeated kentucky wildcats in the ncaa tournament. wisconsin the now heading to the championship game. it was a very different scene in kentucky, where stunned fans took to the streets after the loss. some of them even stet fires. police ended up arresting more than 30 people. here's how the game played out. things were all tied up with under two minutes left. sam decker drained the three to put the badgers ahead. they hang on to win, 71-64 and punch their ticket to the championship. wisconsin ends kentucky's 38-game winning streak. in the other fine four game duke destroyed michigan state. the blue devils took the lead midway through the first half and did not look back. they win by 20 81-61. so it's duke and wisconsin tomorrow night in the ncaa tournament championship game. now, here's the rest of your sunday sports. good morning to you. i'm danny pommells from comcast sports net. from now on, they count. philly's opening day is one day away.
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the phillies wrapped up the exhibition schedule against the pirates yesterday afternoon. phil hammel making sure the hot dog is ready if two-run score, bottom first, chase utley goes swinging utley with 11 rbis this spring. nine in the last four games. meanwhile, david buchanan cruising like smokey robinson through five shutout innings, giving up two walks, to make his first start thursday. ken giles, meanwhile, questionable for opening day with a back problem. gave up two runs in one third of an inning. phillies did win 6-4. giles for his part says he's not concerned about his elbow. >> i felt fine. my number one priority was if i felt good i knew i was only going to get a few hitters. they already told me that ahead of time. i wasn't really going to complete an inning. overall, i feel fine and i'm ready to go for monday and that's where we're at right now. >> well, if you don't know, now you know. nbc 10 is your place for the
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phillies home opener. before the team hits the field, our team will bring you a pre-game show "welcome home phillies" at 2:00 p.m. with keith jones and jacqueline lunden. the first pitch is after 3:00 here on nbc 10. the sixers and flyers were both on the road yesterday. we start with the sixers visiting the hornets. short night for zoeller. second quarter he takes an elbow right to the grill. he suffered a cut on his eyelid and it was questionable for tonight's game against the knicks. fourth quarter, robert covington drains the three. sixers down one and takes the lead on free throws, under ten seconds left, jerold henderson, the academy product, gives charlotte the one-point lead. last chance for the sixers, schmidt on the floater. nothing doing it. the sixers lose, 92-91. how about the flyers and hurricanes. he and his brother go two on one on ray emory. forget about jordan does the honors.
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flyers respond on the power play. shot deflected by michael rothel. flyers down 2-1. under two minutes left in the third. hurricanes lose track and claude giroux trying to keep the game going. he will not. flyers lose 3-2. that's your look at sports. i'm danny pommells from comcast sports net. the flyers host the penguins today and you can watch that game at 12:30 right here on nbc 10. and then again, of course the phillies play tomorrow for the home opener so be sure to tune in for that. we'll take a quick break and we'll be right back.
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and here is a live look over citizens bank park in south philly. weather should be actually pretty decent for the home opener tomorrow. should be warm maybe a little bit breezy out there, but good conditions all the way around. not going to be a washout or anything like that. our coverage of the home opener begins at 2:00 and then of course the game is at 3:00. this weekend, easter eggs fell from the skies, delighting kids in new orleans. a church arranged for this fun event yesterday. 50,000 candy-filled eggs rained down during the annual helicopter easter egg drop. the festivities also featured face painting live entertainment, and, of course pictures with the easter bunny. ♪ nbc 10 got caught up in some easter fun in delaware county yesterday. the kids were having a blast at the rabbit hill nursery school
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in springfield. they hunted for eggs sang songs, counted up their goodies, and the easter bunny hopped on by to say hello. there were also arts and crafts for children and their parents. this was the scene at the 2013 philly rabbit run. the 5k walk and 1-mile run raised money to help find a cure for parkinson's disease. april, by the way, is parkinson's awareness month. nbc 10 news today continues in just a moment with another half hour of news. nbc 10's jesse gary is live in centersy center city, philadelphia, for easter services. >> easter is a time of rebirth and new life. and also a time for people to start thinking about the holy father and his visit to philadelphia. we'll have that coming up right after the break. and kind of a cool start to your easter sunday morning. but this afternoon, things will shape up very nicely. a live look at the aramark
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building, the flags are blowing. another breezy day in store. i'll show you the afternoon forecast. plus phillies home opener and our next chance for rain, coming up.
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right now on nbc 10 news today, christians here in our area are joining those around the world to celebrate easter sunday. earlier this morning, pope francis presided over mass at st. peter's square on a rainy day in vatican city. here at home, it will be breezy but dry. you can expect sunny skies throughout the day. perfect for those hunting for easter eggs. good morning. this is nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. it's 10:00 on this sunday. let's get rig


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